Minnesota Timberwolves: Timberwolves’ Free Agency Grades
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
Signed Kevin Martin (4 years, 28 million)
Sign and Traded Luke Ridnour For Corey Brewer (3 years, 14 million)
Resigned Nikola Pekovic (5 years, 60 million)
Resigned Chase Budinger (3 years, 16 million)
- The best and the most important move this team made this summer, was retaining their All Star caliber and franchise center, Nikola Pekovic. Pekovic is a part of their 3 man core of superstar, Kevin Love and rising point guard, Ricky Rubio and they proved that to him by signing him to a hefty, but fair, long term contract. He is one of the best offensive post players and offensive rebounders in the NBA and is easily worth the money they gave him.
The rest of what they did was giving their perimeter a much needed makeover. By far their biggest weakness was their perimeter talent and after drafting Shabazz Muhammad with their first, first round pick, 14th overall, they ad...